Vistara to launch international operations from second half of 2018
New Delhi: Vistara, the three way partnership passenger provider of Tata Sons and Singapore Airways, plans to begin worldwide operations from the second half of 2018 and can add Chennai to its rising home community from subsequent month.
In response to the full-service passenger provider`s Chief Government Leslie Thng, the airline may have a fleet of 22 plane by Could 2018 and can then be ready to begin worldwide flight operations.
Present rules require home passenger carriers to at the least have a fleet of 20 plane earlier than beginning worldwide operations.
On the query of bidding for flag provider Air India, Thng advised reporters right here, that the choice for a similar lay with Tata Sons and Singapore Airways.
Nevertheless, he added that the primary precedence for the promoters is to increase Vistara`s home operations.
On Friday, the full-service provider introduced the addition of Chennai to its community, efficient from February 15, 2018.
At current, the airline serves 22 locations with over 700 flights per week, operated by a fleet of 17 Airbus A320 plane.